Showing posts from March 12, 2020

Quotation of the Day: (PPD.)

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2020. New York Times March 13, 2020 at 04:31AM

In a Pandemic, Everything is Canceled. But Not Our Anxiety.

By BY ISABELLA KWAI World Days after returning from a long trip in Asia this month, I started feeling feverish. It was probably nothing, a post-trip flu — but was it? New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Politics and Government, Epidemics, News and News Media March 13, 2020 at 04:23AM

PGA Tour Shuts Down in Response to the Coronavirus

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports The Players Championship was canceled hours after the end of its first round, and every other tournament up to next month’s Masters has been wiped off the schedule. New York Times Players Championship (Golf), Golf, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 13, 2020 at 04:12AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Wife of Canada’s Leader, Tests Positive for Virus

By Unknown Author World China records the lowest number of infections yet. In the United States, stocks plunge despite the Fed’s $1.5 trillion offer to banks. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 13, 2020 at 04:02AM

‘We Found Our Groove in Splitting Up’

By BY DAVE VALDES Style If my husband and I weren’t going to succeed at marriage, then we were going to excel at divorce. New York Times Love (Emotion), Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships, Divorce, Separations and Annulments, Dating and Relationships March 13, 2020 at 04:00AM

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Wife of Canada’s Leader, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

By BY IAN AUSTEN World Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in isolation for the next two weeks. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 13, 2020 at 03:24AM

El fracaso de una respuesta global al coronavirus evidencia un vacío de liderazgo

By BY MARK LANDLER en Español Los líderes del mundo han empezado a hablar de la gravedad de la pandemia. Pero en lugar de coordinarse, cada país traza sus fronteras. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics, United States International Relations, Quarantines March 13, 2020 at 03:15AM

We May Be Living in a Simulation, but the Truth Still Matters

By BY KARA SWISHER Opinion Even if life is just a high-tech game, I’m comforted by our scientific superheros. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Computers and the Internet, Presidential Election of 2020 March 13, 2020 at 02:35AM

Pentagon Asks to Reconsider Awarding Huge Cloud Contract to Amazon

By BY KATE CONGER AND DAVID E. SANGER Technology The action came after Amazon had contended that it lost the deal because of potential interference from President Trump. New York Times Cloud Computing, Government Contracts and Procurement, Defense Contracts, United States Politics and Government, Enterprise Computing, Computers and the Internet, United States Defense and Military Forces, Conflicts of Interest March 13, 2020 at 02:24AM

Del Shofner, Master Pass Receiver With the New York Giants, Dies at 85

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Sports The long-distance throws he caught from Y.A. Tittle thrilled fans and led the team to three straight league championship games in the ’60s. New York Times Football, Deaths (Obituaries), Pro Bowl March 13, 2020 at 02:16AM

Rivers of New York City

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Alex Eaton-Salners saves us from the dangers of Friday the 13th with a very cute grid. New York Times Crossword Puzzles March 13, 2020 at 02:00AM

What happens when the Broadway curtain doesn’t go up?

By BY JULIA JACOBS Sports New York Times March 13, 2020 at 01:48AM

Broadway, Other New York Arts Events, Canceled Because of Virus

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Arts The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Opera are among other institutions that have suspended their programs. Here’s a list of closures and cancellations. New York Times Theater, Culture (Arts), Museums, Art, Tribeca Film Festival (NYC), Classical Music March 13, 2020 at 01:44AM

U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro Resigns

By BY KEVIN DRAPER Sports The resignation, days after a legal filing widely condemned as misogynistic, threw the federation’s leadership into turmoil only weeks before it heads to court to face its women’s team. New York Times Soccer March 13, 2020 at 01:29AM

It’s Time to Declare a National Emergency

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The U.S. government needs a coordinated response to the coronavirus on par with its response to the 2008 financial crisis. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics, Quarantines, Hospitals, United States Politics and Government March 13, 2020 at 12:44AM

The women’s tennis tour is canceled, but officials hope it restarts soon.

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports New York Times March 13, 2020 at 12:30AM

When Tom Hanks, Hollywood’s Everyman, Gets Coronavirus

By BY NICOLE SPERLING Business Mr. Hanks is not like other movie stars, and that showed in the way people reacted to his announcement that he was infected. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Celebrities March 13, 2020 at 12:22AM

Cancellations may be just the beginning for restaurants.

By BY KIM SEVERSON AND JULIA MOSKIN Sports New York Times March 13, 2020 at 12:17AM

Do you know how to clean your phone? Think again.

By BY AMELIA NIERENBERG Sports New York Times March 12, 2020 at 11:45PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS World Suspended sports. New bans on gatherings. A sick movie star. The outbreak felt a lot less distant today for many Americans. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 12, 2020 at 11:43PM

Want to Get Tested for the Coronavirus? It’s Still Incredibly Hard in Places That Need It Most

By BY FARAH STOCKMAN U.S. In a U.S. health care system that is already difficult to navigate, some patients describe Kafkaesque quests for tests. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Tests (Medical), Emergency Medical Treatment, Shortages March 12, 2020 at 11:40PM

Wall Street Suffers Worst Rout Since Black Monday as Virus Response Eludes Washington

By BY EMILY COCHRANE, JEANNA SMIALEK AND JIM TANKERSLEY Business The government’s lack of response and the economic fallout from the coronavirus fueled a steep sell-off in stocks and prompted cancellations and closings around the country. New York Times United States Economy, Politics and Government March 12, 2020 at 11:39PM

Restaurants Across the Country Struggle to Respond to Coronavirus

By BY KIM SEVERSON AND JULIA MOSKIN Food Cancellations, closings and a thinning out of tables may be just the beginning for a business based on social contact. New York Times Restaurants, Chefs, Small Business, Labor and Jobs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 12, 2020 at 11:39PM